Stories tagged “hero”

  • A Cry from Afar

    They were strolling through the forest in no particular direction as they suddenly heared the painful cry of a woman. Trying to pinpoint the direction they were listening anxiously. The cry intensified & they started to run in the direction of the ...

    • Author: desrtfx
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Hunger of the Blue Flame

    The whole team got together and pulled the mage back from the flames. With combined forces they were able to pull the mage out unharmed. “This is one of the most powerful spells I have encountered”, the mage muttered in astonishment. “...

    • Author: desrtfx
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Burning Tentacles

    Upon arrival of the archmage, the flame turned green and formed a face. The archmage saw all the events of the day, the cry for help, the arrival of the party, and the trial of the rogue mage. The only thing he could not see was that the company of her...

    • Author: desrtfx
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Waiting...

    “How can we get something to eat and drink to her, without letting the archmage know?” “We could throw it.”, the thief suggested. “Put it on a stick and hold it in.”, the dwarf warrior in his way too big chainmail re...

    • Author: desrtfx
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Disconnected (Hero Inspiration)

    I saw a rapid change in my closest friend. First it was just dyeing her hair back. Then it came to all black clothes and pessimistic thoughts. We started talking less and less. It seemed like I was trying to hold on to a friendship with a girl that jus...

  • My first encounter with the Red Lion Gang (Mature)

    She cried, tears mingling with the blood on her face and the dew on the grass. She’d fought and fought, but no fight remained. There were too many of them. This was the fourth, she thought, forcing himself where he had no business. His motion scr...

  • The Vigilante

    The vigilante thing started with The Brute. He was a massive guy, about six feet tall, who would go around beating the hell out of armed criminals. The police would turn a blind eye to this guy. I guess he made their job easier. The crime rate was down...

  • Dean the Unsung

    The bills made a crackling sound as they slapped into the mailbox. Dean gritted his teeth and wrenched the mailbox door nearly off its hinges. He grumbled as he walked inside, he grumbled as he crushed the kitchen chair with his fury-firmed buttocks, h...

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Eerily Quiet (thunder challenge)

    It got very quiet. This was very odd for a pet store. At any given moment birds are squawking, puppies are barking or growling, and rodents are chasing each other or running on squeaky wheels. There weren’t very many customers in the store, a wom...

  • Superhero Convention

    “So, what’s your power?” James looked at the eager face in front of him and sighed quietly. He hated questions like this. He only came here for the free food, which was provided by the city, who relied on the heroes every time the pol...

    • Author: ahobday
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Last Villain

    Dr. Sinister cowered as the thunder outside grew closer. They were gone. All of them. The Red Menace. Queen Bea. The Darke. Even his own army of henchmen, once legion, now decimated, its ranks captured, killed, or turned traitor against him. Dr. Sinist...

    • Author: BARomero
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Such a Little Liar

    The bus driver started back towards us, huffing and gruffing. She called from mid way back, “What’s going on here boys?” The big tough guy, who was moments ago trying to harasse me, bursrt into tears and began telling the driver how t...

  • Define Super...

    You pick an activity and someone out there is the best at it. Some people find that they are given a gift that society deems to be worthy of praise. Michael Phelps for instance could swim faster than anyone on the earth, and for this he has made millio...

    • Author: Ronnie
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Heroic Theft

    I collapsed into my chair, exhausted from searching for my wife who went missing in the forest a week ago. I was fast losing hope. Then my front door opened. At first my heart lifted hoping to see her walk into the room. Instead, a large man wearing ar...

    • Author: Wilson A.
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Introduction to Destruction

    The hero awoke. He glanced outside, and saw the fiery inferno burning. The sun had come up. He was curious as to whether or not he would ever touch the sun. It had always been a childhood dream of his. To touch it would be a dream come true. Of course,...

  • An Opened Door (part one)

    “The key could not be used…” I whispered sadly. My gaze fell to the floor, but the eyes of all who had faith in me bore into my soul. All hope was gone now. Something that I had once thought to hold significant opportunities was noth...

  • An Opened Door (part two)

    How stupid I was to almost believe my words right then and there. I was older now, but I couldn’t call myself wiser. If I had wisdom, then I would have been able to use the key. It shined in the fleeting light of the sun that poured through windo...

  • An Opened Door (part three)

    But the people would still need someone. Clearly, the person they were looking for wasn’t me… Even so, how could I abandon them after all they had done for me and for each other? I searched for a hidden truth; some impunity or forgiveness for ...

  • An Opened Door (part four)

    I dared to look up. My gaze was fixed on the little wooden cross that hung on the wall across from where I stood. Jesus had sacrificed himself for the people he loved. Many had doubted him and wanted him dead, but he still suffered for them. It was s...

  • Dr.Orbit - The Local Hero

    I was tired of seeing the world black and white. I was tired of hearing all the pain in the world. I was just trying to live my life, alone in the out skirts of town. When they came crying back to me; “Help” is what I hear from the steps of...

  • Run

    As Len’s sight returned the calamity surrounding him came into fuzzy focus. He rested slightly askew on one knee, papers fluttering airborn. The sun shone through dust kicked up by the explosion, hanging in the air unwilling to land. The murky li...

    • Author: Garth Huh
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 2 out of 5
  • Celebrate the Light

    Throw back Exult and cry triumphant Not cackling and dark As the shadow what howls at the moon Rejoice Let loose your shining self Bright and of life Screams the hero gladly at the sun

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Schlub and The Descent

    Some people look at the depravity and atrocities of war and say, indignantly and piously, this is why we should not have war. Yeah, right. As if you could wave a wand and say there is no more war. Wherever there is want, fear, envy, lust, and all those...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Lethe the World be Forgotten

    an Ode to two forbidden lovers who died for their bond, Hero and Leander We stand here together, Hiding behind closed Doors where the sun never shines. We bathe in Lethe’s waters and forget the world around us. As the sun and moon, no one can stand t...

  • Bryce Wine's Last Battle

    Bryce Wine looked dejectedly at the car. Its sleek blackness had always thrilled him, but now it saddened him to know he was looking at it for the last time. “Are you really going to sell it?” Robyn asked. “I have to,” Bryce shr...